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Alkek Maker Day: Interior Decoration Resources

A guide to document our library Maker Days and provide related resources.

Design & Lighting Organizations

Design Organizations: : International Interior Design Association (IIDA) : The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

Lighting Organizations: : Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) : International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)

Selected Magazines & How to Find them in Alkek

Dwell: Print copies at Alkek on the 3rd floor.
Dwell delivers fresh, intelligent coverage of modern residential architecture and design, communicating sophisticated concepts in a style that is engaging, forward-thinking, and often humorous. By presenting examples of well-designed spaces that integrate the residents and their ideas and values, Dwell encourages readers to breathe life into their own ideas about architecture and design. San Francisco, CA, United States

Metropolis: Alkek has online full-text from 2003-present.
Metropolis examines contemporary life through design, architecture, interior design, product design, graphic design, crafts, planning, and New York, NY, United States

Architectural Digest:  Alkek has print and online access.
Architectural Digest is the international design authority, featuring the work of top architects and designers, as well as the best in style, culture, travel, and New York, NY, United States

Interior Design: Alkek library has print and online access.
Interior Design Magazine offers the latest interior design trends, ideas, contemporary architecture and design New York, NY, United States

Architectural Record: Alkek library has print and online access. 
Architectural Record is the number 1 source for architecture design, modern architecture, and green architecture from McGraw Hill Construction. Essential to the profession for more than 110 years, Architectural Record provides a compelling editorial mix of design ideas and trends, building science, business and professional strategies, exploration of key issues, news products and computer-aided New York, NY, United States

Contract: Alkek has online full-text from 1998-present.
Contract is the modern interior design magazine that recognizes fresh interior design ideas and projects powerful interior design United States

LD+A: Alkek has online full-text from 1997-present.
Lighting Design and Application is a magazine for professionals involved in the art, science, study, manufacture, teaching, and implementation of lighting. LD+A is designed to enhance and improve the practice of lighting.


You can get to online magazines and journals from the library's website.

Go to the smaller square on the right on the library web page, and click on the link labelled "Periodical List."

Periodical List is a listing of all the journals the library owns along with information like which which library databases have online issues, what years the library owns/has access to, and where print copies are located.

You can also use Periodical List to browse a list of journals in different subject areas. 

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